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Author Pearson, Lester B.

Title Words and occasions / an anthology of speeches and articles selected from his papers by L.B. Pearson
Published [Toronto] University of Toronto Press [©1970]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 296 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Series Heritage
Heritage.
Contents Pt. I. 1924-1948. 1. The Game's the Thing -- 2. The New History -- 3. To a Church Group in Ottawa -- 4. Cards on the Table -- 5. Topics of the Day -- 6. Canada and the United States -- 7. At a Farewell Dinner in London -- 8. The Road to War -- 9. To the Staff of UNRRA -- 10. Canada and the San Francisco Conference -- 11. some Principles of Canadian Foreign Policy -- Pt. II. 1949-1957. 12. To the Ontario Municipal Association -- 13. From the Honourable Member from Algoma East -- 14. On Signing the North Atlantic Treaty -- 15. The Implications of a Free Society -- 16. In Reply to a USSR Peace Resolution -- 17. Canadian Foreign Policy in a Two-Power World -- 18. On My Installation as Chancellor of Victoria College -- 19. To the United Nations Correspondents' Association 20. To the Ontario Liberal Association -- 21. International Public Relations -- 22. Christian Foundations for World Order -- 23. Impressions of the Russians and Their Leaders -- 24. The Atlantic Community -- 25. On the Middle East Crisis -- 26. The Tragedy of Hungary -- Pt. III. 1957-1963. 27. To the National Liberal Convention -- 28. St. Andrew's Day Address -- 29. Politics, Opposition, and the Plight of Democracy -- 20. Education: The Creation of Finer Human Hungers -- 31. At the Toronto Freedom Festival -- 32. Tensions in the Western Hemisphere -- 33. The Canadian Partnership -- 34. On Canadian Defence Policy -- Pt. IV. 1963-1968. 35. A l'Association des hebdomadaires de langue francaise du Canada -- 36. Before the Eighteenth Session of the United Nations -- 27. A Toast to the President of France -- 38. At a Parliamentary Press Gallery Dinner -- 39. To the Royal Canadian Legion -- 40. Mrs. Pearson Speaks -- 41. At the Federal Provincial Conference, Charlottetown -- 42. From the Commons Flag Debate -- 43. To the Toronto and District Liberal Association -- 44. On the Inauguration of Canada's National Flag -- 45. On Television with Pierre Berton -- 46. At the Atlantic Award Dinner -- 47. On Lighting the Centennial Flame -- 48. Vimy, Fifty Years After -- 49. To the Canadian Political Science Association -- 50. Expo, and a Welcome to the Queen -- 51. My Undelivered Toast to General de Gaulle -- 52. I Announce My Retirement -- 53. Adieu to the Parliamentary Press Gallery -- 54. At the Liberal Leadership Convention
Summary A portrait in words of Lester Pearson, this volume contains his own selection of his speeches and writings from 1924 to 1968 on a wide variety of topics - serious and frivolous, political and non-political - with introductions which serve as an autobiographical and interpretative link carrying the reader forward through his career
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Subject Pearson, Lester B.
Canada -- Politics and government -- 1945-1980.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1487574789 (electronic bk.)
9781487574789 (electronic bk.)